What does the word ravine mean?

Usage examples for ravine

  1. The bears occupied the ravine. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  2. " Well," he thought, " before the moon is up I must cross the ravine and get to the forest." – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy
  3. A fire was speedily built of pine boughs continually brought from a wooded ravine below, and in a few moments the furnace was in full blast. – The Story of a Mine by Bret Harte